Despite the killing of eight members of staff on Wednesday, Charlie Hebdo‘s lawyer Richard Malka told Le Monde that the French newspaper will still publish a new edition Wednesday. And it will print one million copies, more than twenty times its usual circulation.
In the past, Charlie Hebdo has always refused to be silenced by threats of violence. In November 2011, Charlie Hebdo was firebombed and its website hacked after a magazine cover depicted a cartoon of Islamic prophet Mohammed, with the title “Charia Hebdo.” But this didn’t deter the staff who published the following week’s issue with a cover of a bearded Muslim man passionately kissing a male cartoonist in front of the bombed offices; the headline read “L’amour plus fort que la haine” (Love is stronger than hate).
This week other French media groups also banded together to offer their financial and editorial backing to ensure the…
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